Holiday Weight Gain: Taking It Off Is Harder Than Putting It On

By: Providence Medical Group An international team of researchers has parsed the numbers and reached a conclusion that you already knew, way down deep inside. It turns out that most people in three developed countries – the United States, Germany and Japan – gain a noticeable amount of weight over the holidays. And some of it[…]

Popcorn: Is It A Good Snack

POPCORN HAS the crunchy, salty appeal of chips or pretzels, but you can have 3 cups of the air-popped snack for slightly fewer calories than you’ll find in one sourdough pretzel. Perhaps that explains the huge increase in demand for bagged pop­corn. According to market research firm Mintel, 54 percent of Americans surveyed in 2016[…]

Shed Winter Weight Gain Fast With These Helpful Tips

Image via Pixabay We aren’t mind readers, but odds are high that one of your New Year’s resolutions involves exercise or weight loss. There’s also an excellent chance that you abandoned – or will abandon – your resolution by the end of January. If you’re nodding your head in agreement, we’re here to help. Take[…]

Can You Lose Weight By Walking?

“Can you lose weight by walking?”. Well let me tell you, the answer is an emphatic YES. Humans were made to move, although it’s easy to forget that as we’ve progressed from hunter-gatherers to working desk jobs and commuting by car from door to door.  Read the full article at this link: Can You Lose[…]

Which Fitness Tracker Is Best?

We set out to find the fitness trackers that were the simplest to use, the most comfortable to wear, and that offered the most useful data. (Even the most expensive device won’t do you much good if you don’t actually use it.) After putting nine of the top models through three trials of four different[…]

How To Keep Your New Year’s Fitness Resolution From Failing

By Dr. Jordan D. Metzl, CNN (CNN)If you’re like most Americans, you’ve made getting more fit and losing weight your New Year’s resolution to kick off 2017. Unfortunately, your resolution will most likely fail. According to a study from the Statistic Brain Research Institute, roughly 42% of Americans made New Year’s resolutions for 2017. The most common[…]

Help For Gluten Sensitivity

Getting glutened can feel just like the flu:  you might feel achy, fatigued, depressed, headachy, have gastrointestinal distress, get a rash, experience swelling or joint pain, or other not-so-fun experiences. Luckily, there are a few things you can do to help get over getting “glutened”―and there’s even now something you can do to prevent getting[…]

Seasonal Eating: Your Guide To November Produce

Why eat seasonal produce? First and foremost, it’s friendly on your wallet: because your food isn’t traveling in from far off places, the cost is cut down significantly. You also have the opportunity to buy from local farmers, who desperately need support in this age of Big Agriculture. Finally, seasonal produce simply tastes better! Seasonal[…]

U.S. Adults Get Failing Grade in Healthy Lifestyle Behavior

Posted on March 22, 2016 by Shari Barbanel in Top Headlines Only 2.7 percent of the U.S. adult population achieves all four of some basic behavioral characteristics that researchers say would constitute a “healthy lifestyle” and help protect against cardiovascular disease, a recent study concluded. In this study, researchers from Oregon State University (OSU) and the University of Mississippi examined[…]

6 Ways Yoga Can Improve Your Life

Yoga has been around for more than 5000 years. While its popularity in the west just increased within the past few decades, Yogis from India have already been practicing yoga in caves for a long time as a physical, mental, and spiritual discipline.  Considering the age of this practice, it’s natural to believe that it[…]